Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 101
we went to the Recreation tent & wrote to Tyson & then had hymns till 9 oclock, when I had to leave to feed the horses & answer the roll call before turning in for the night
Signalling with "helio" all day & was out from 6 till 7 PM with the lamps & then went to a concert in the Recreation tent, but as it was rather tame, Stan & I came back & played draughts till bed time.
I lost the top of my pen somewhere last night. I to goodness I find it before long as the nib stands a good chance of getting broke the way it is.
We were all issued with pocket knives yesterday & they